Christine Moore

Senior Scientist

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Phone: +1 902-429-0278 Ext. 224
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Christine Moore has over 26 years of experience in human health, environmental toxicology and risk assessment.  She is the Senior Project Manager and Senior Technical Lead of all work conducted in the Atlantic region by Intrinsik Corp.  She has extensive experience in the assessment of aquatic and atmospheric emissions from industrial operations from a multitude of industrial sectors (mining and smelting; power generation; oil and gas; pulp and paper). She works with government, industrial companies, and First Nations, providing scientific advice, guidance, toxicology and risk assessment services to enhance the understanding of the potential for impacts associated with anthropogenic chemical releases.  She has led multiple high profile community-based human and ecological risk assessments of metals contaminated sites and areas potentially affected by airborne industrial emissions.  In addition to the assessments of legacy issues associated with historic industrial operations, Christine has extensive experience in characterizing ecological and human health risks associated with proposed new facilities, through the Environmental Impact Assessment process, and conducts studies in the occupational health area, focusing on toxicological reviews of various substances, as well as the development of a risk ranking system for worker exposures.  Over the past 26 years her work has included evaluations of a variety of different substances, including criteria air contaminants, metals in the environment, chlorinated dioxins and furans, PCBs, petroleum hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds, and has provided extensive support to legal counsels on environmental issues related to historic contamination cases.  Notably, her work has provided focus for environmental monitoring programs at many facilities.

Experience Highlights

  • Led numerous high-profile wide area soil and air studies assessing ecological and human health risks related to criteria air contaminants and metals in the environment associated with on-going and historic smelting or mining activities.
  • Considerable expertise in risk communication, stakeholder engagement and public consultation.
  • Appointed to the Sisson Mine Expert Panel, as Human Health/Toxicology Expert, by Government of New Brunswick.
  • Completed a number of traditional/country food studies associated with proposed and on-going industrial operations.
  • Experienced risk communicator with extensive interaction with stakeholder groups including the public, environmental organizations, media, and various levels of regulatory agencies.

Education and Professional Qualifications

  • M.Sc. in Biology, Concordia University
  • B.Sc. in Zoology, University of Guelph

Professional Associations

  • Association of Environmental Health of Soils
  • Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Canadian Land Reclamation Association
  • Mining Association of Canada
  • Technical Advisory Group to the CCME for development of ecologically-based Canada Wide Standards for petroleum hydrocarbons


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Intrinsik Corp., is a dynamic science-based consulting firm.  We are eagerly interested in professionals to add to our accredited staff base.  Intrinsik is strongly committed to our employees by ensuring mentoring, training and advancement for those with a drive to succeed.  Our areas of expertise include and are not limited to toxicology, human health and environmental risk assessment, biology, multi-media exposure modeling, environmental science, and risk management.

Diversity is not only part of our company’s culture, it is a core business strategy.  We are building a workforce that is representative of our society, and our programs and policies are designed to foster diversity and inclusion.

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